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Re: new installation on a500 (miata)

On Sat, 16 Dec 2000, Tom Vier wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 16, 2000 at 01:06:22PM -0500, Rich Payne wrote:
> > >>>set auto_action boot
> > 
> > this will auto boot the machine using the above variables at power on.
> > 
> > If you do this, make sure you know where the halt button is to interupt
> > it if you ever want to make changes!
> what's the key combo to halt SRM? 

It's a quick CTRL-C before it boots, but you have to be quick on the

> i don't think i've seen it listed
> anywhere. btw, SRM is still in-core after linux boots, correct? if so, why
> doesn't linux halt to SRM instead of rebooting, when switching to run level
> 0? i figured it'd be a /proc option.

Linux does halt to SRM, so you can change it that way, but if you don't
want to boot the system to make the change, you need the halt button or
some quick fingers.


Rich Payne
rpayne@alphalinux.org			www.alphalinux.org

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